The Emperor and the Nightingale is a part of our Usborne First Reading collection. This series has been written with the help of language and reading experts to suit the needs of beginner level readers. The stories feature either original stories or classic tales and rhymes. Written in a simple, captivating tone, the narrative is sure to delight your little ones. It also comes paired with gorgeous illustrations, so as to make the process even more enriching for children.
This book is based on the classic story by Hans Christian Anderson. The melodious nightingale is known to entertain everyone in China with its beautiful songs. Whoever hears her once, always comes back for a second round. Even the emperor is a fan! But, one day the emperor gets a gift. It is a mechanical songbird made of jewels and precious stones. Leaving the old nightingale now, the emperor spends all his time with this lifeless bird. What will happen to the once-favourite sweet little nightingale? Will it be forgotten? Find out the rest in The Emperor and the Nightingale.
Additionally, these books also contain either character charts or maps. These elements make the reading experience easier for kids. They can follow the storyline without difficulty and gain confidence while reading.
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The Emperor and the Nightingale – Level 4
The classic Hans Christian Andersen story retold with simple text for children just beginning to read. The nightingale sings so sweetly that everyone loves to hear her song. But when the Emperor of China receives a new dazzling mechanical songbird made from gold and rubies, he has eyes for nothing else. What will become of the little nightingale now? Colourfully illustrated by Graham Philpot. Developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
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